Charles Dudley Warner was born 12 September 1829, and died 20 October 1900
- The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
- Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.
- Few people can resist doing what is universally expected of them. This invisible pressure is more difficult to stand against than individual tyranny.
- Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.
- It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
- It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.
- Politics makes strange bedfellows.
Charles Dudley Warner was an American essayist and novelist. He co-authored the novel, The Gilded Age with his friend, Mark Twain.
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